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This half-hour training course introduces the requirements of the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials Regulations, including the interpretation of the segregation table, general guidelines for shipping papers and loading and unloading HAZMAT, and incident reporting requirements. The proper identification, preparation, and transportation of hazardous materials affect everyone's safety. This training course may be used to meet the requirements for general awareness or familiarization training. Your employer will provide additional function-specific training. Learner objectives are to identify characteristics of and interpret the segregation table, recognize general guidelines for preparing shipping papers, list general requirements for loading and unloading HAZMAT, cite actions to take during an emergency response, differentiate between situations which do and do not require immediate notification, and recognize when an incident report must be written. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
All personnel involved in the packaging, preparation, and handling of HAZMAT for highway transportation